The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 585 521 519
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -2
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 13 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.053% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.071% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 13
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£310 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.74% -2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.17% -5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.56 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+25.17% -5.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +2 6 £275 - 1
London -2 2 £300 -11.11% 3
South West -28 2 £350 -
South East -29 2 £350 +20.17%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing.

1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (40.00%) SCCM
3 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Citrix
6 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
6 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) QA
7 10 (25.00%) JSP
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) BDD
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 10 (25.00%) Software Distribution
8 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.00%) MSI
9 8 (20.00%) MS Office
9 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.50%) JIRA
10 7 (17.50%) AppSense
10 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
10 7 (17.50%) AppDNA
10 7 (17.50%) XenApp
11 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
11 6 (15.00%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) GPRS
1 2 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.50%) HSPA
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.50%) UMTS
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) GSM
2 1 (2.50%) IPv6
2 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MSI
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Selenium
4 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.00%) AdminStudio
6 3 (7.50%) Appium
6 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 7 (17.50%) Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.50%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) JSP
2 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 4 (10.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (7.50%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) WPF
6 1 (2.50%) WAP
6 1 (2.50%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) iPhone
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.00%) Android
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) webOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) BDD
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 10 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) VBScript
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 7 (17.50%) AppDNA
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.00%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.50%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) Citrix
2 7 (17.50%) AppSense
3 4 (10.00%) Lumension
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.50%) Agilent
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Novell
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
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